1 to 1 Program


Beginning in the 2014-2015 school year, all students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to lease their own laptop to use during the school year. With the school issued laptop, students have 24/7 access to classroom materials and our digital curriculum.

Derby Public Schools believes the implementation and focus of a One to One Device program is to provide the necessary tools and resources for a progressive learning environment characterized by flexibility, collaboration, personalization, creativity, and technology-rich learning. Technology shall be integrated throughout the educational program in a seamless and timeless fashion. The One to One Device program will empower students and teachers to use technology like adults do, accessing and using purposeful technology-based tools anytime a task calls for them.

Learning in District schools must be a continuous, dynamic interaction among students, parents, and the extended community. Implementation of a One to One Device initiative enables anywhere, anytime learning that is not limited by the physical confines of a classroom or school building. The Board believes that purposeful technology integration liberates teachers from being delivers of content, and instead, allows them to be facilitators of deep, individualized learning for all students.

The focus of the One to One Device program in the Derby Public School District is to provide necessary tools and resources for a progressive learning environment characterized by flexibility, collaboration, personalization, creativity, and technology-rich learning. In District schools technology will be integrated throughout the educational program in a seamless and timely fashion. The One to One Device setting empowers students and teachers to use technology like adults do in the real world, accessing and using purposeful technology-based tools anytime a task calls for them.

The Board of Education believes learning is a continuous dynamic interaction among students, educators, parents, and the extended community. Implementation of a One to One Device initiative enables anywhere, anytime learning that is no longer limited by the four walls of a classroom or building. Purposeful technology integration liberates teachers from being deliverers of content and, instead, allows them to be facilitators of deep, individualized learning for all students.

The policy, procedures, and information within this document apply to all District-owned/leased Devices used in District schools, including any other device considered by the administration to come under this policy. Individuals or teams of teachers may set additional requirements for use in their classroom.


One to One Device SUPPORT

For technology support please contact us at 1to1questions@derbyps.org

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